valid for three months after intended length of stay required by all except
nationals of Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo
holding national ID cards.
by all except the following:
Nationals of other ECOWAS countries for stays of up to three months;
Nationals of Andorra, Chad, Monaco, Morocco, Seychelles, Tunisia and the Vatican City for stays of up to three months;
Transit passengers leaving on the same or first connecting flight within 12
hours, provided holding onward or return documentation and not leaving the
of visa and cost
vary according to nationality. Prices given are for UK nationals. Tourist,
Business and Transit: US$60 (single-entry); US$77 (multiple-entry).
(or Consular section at Embassy); see Passport/Visa Information.
(a) Valid passport. (b) One application form. (c) One passport-size photo. (d)
Evidence of hotel booking or faxed letter of invitation from a Côte d'Ivoire resident. (e) Return ticket or travel itinerary. (f) Stamped,
self-addressed, registered envelope for return of passport (if applying by
post). (g) Fee. Business: (a)-(g) and, (h) Fax from home company confirming
financial responsibility for the applicant and an invitation letter faxed from Côte d'Ivoire.
with a valid visa, the following nationals require an authorization from the
Ministry of Security well in advance: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola,
Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia, Chile, China, China (PR), Colombia, Cuba, Egypt,
Iran, Iraq, Indonesia, Jordan, Korea (Dem Rep), Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Myanmar,
Nicaragua, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab
Republic, Thailand, Vietnam and Yemen.
fever vaccination certificate is required for all travellers over one year of
three days, although it may take longer, depending on nationality.
of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the UK
Belgrave St, London SW1X 8BJ, UK
(020) 7201 9601.
hours: Mon-Fri 1000-1300; 1400-1700 (visa application); 1400-1730 (visa
of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the USA
Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20008, USA
(202) 797 0300.
deals with tourism enquiries.
of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in Brussels
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
(322) 672 23 57.
hours: Mon-Fri 0930-1600
travel is advised against to Côte d'Ivoire. If travellers do decide to
travel to Côte d'Ivoire, they should take strong security precautions.
the postponement of Presidential elections scheduled for 30 October 2005, an
increase in political tension remains high. Events can move fast and violence
could erupt at short notice.
should take particular care in public places and avoid all crowds and
threat from terrorism in Côte d'Ivoire is low.
is based on information provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. It is correct at time of publishing. As the situation can change rapidly, visitors are
advised to contact the following organizations for the latest travel advice:
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
(0845) 850 2829.
Department of State